Fatima Group Jobs Sourcing Manager Commodities

Fatima Group Jobs Sourcing Manager Commodities

Fatima Group Jobs Sourcing Manager Commodities


Job Title Strategic Sourcing Manager-Commodities

Location Lahore,PK

Organization Name RP/DAPM. - Comm

Department Description

This position is responsible for global strategic sourcing of high-spend Commodities category, leading the demand and supply planning, development of annual procurement plan, stakeholder engagement, identifying potential opportunities for consolidation, alternate / local sourcing, long term contracts and strategic supplier relationship management to create value within Supply Chain, ensuring security of supply, and optimize its processes.

Brief Description

. Implement the end-to-end strategic sourcing process for Commodities category

. Collaborate with technical teams at the Plants, and Sales and Marketing to prepare and execute demand and supply planning. Understand the business needs of different plants and initiate consolidated procurement to derive cost savings

. Conduct global supply market analysis and research to identify industry / economic trends, supply and demand levers, potential new suppliers or products (alternate or local sourcing, make-vs-buy decisions), forces and negotiation levers

. Develop an organization wide category strategy based on market analysis and business need

. Negotiate with suppliers to ensure optimization of total cost of ownership

. Collaborate with Commodities Buyers to ensure delivery against KPIs of P2P process, and understand the tradeoff between cost, time, and quality in order to negotiate agreements that meet business needs

. Analyze data to identify opportunities for short term and long term agreements, and implement comprehensive contract management

. Identify strategic suppliers of the Commodities category and implement a comprehensive supplier relationship management program to develop long term working relationship with strategic suppliers

. Collaborate with Shipping and Logistics function to evaluate vessel chartering options, in order to ensure minimum Total Cost of Ownership for the company.

. Coordinate with Shipping team for customs clearance to avoid demurrages and port charges, and with Finance for timely LC opening.

. Implement risk mitigation strategies, to ensure long term supply continuity. Understand the tradeoff between cost, time, and quality in order to negotiate agreements that meet business needs.

. Develop end-to-end knowledge of manufacturing process and costs, reverse logistics, and market intelligence, to influence sourcing decisions.

. In case of temporary export, ensure preparation export documentation, coordination with plant team, finance, warehouse, shipping and logistics, and supplier for streamlining the temporary export and re-import process

. Provide input to Unit Head Commodities for improvement in business processes, to identify the opportunities of digitalization, and introduce innovative solutions

Detailed Description

  • Proficiency in usage of ERP systems
  • Expert at MS Excel, data analysis, and developing presentations
  • End to end supply chain process understanding of a manufacturing industry

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors / Masters degree from a HEC recognized University, and MCIP/CSCP will be preferred
  2. 6-7 years minimum experience of procurement and supply chain
  3. Relevant experience of commodities will be added benefit.


  1. Only those applicants will be considered who strictly fulfil the requirement
  2. Immediate availability of candidates will be preferred
  3. Fatima Group is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion

Fatima Group Jobs Sourcing Manager Commodities

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